What is Jürgen Klinsmann’s plan for Son Heung-min, 31, Tottenham, and Kim Min-jae, 27, Munich?
Klinsmann’s squad will face Tunisia at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on October 13 and Vietnam at the Suwon World Cup Stadium on October 17.
The Korea Football Association announced the roster for the two October A matches in a press release on October 2. This time, there was no press conference and no word on Klinsmann’s thoughts.
On the afternoon of the 3rd, Klinsmann showed up at Incheon Stadium, where the ACL qualifier between Incheon and Kaya was held. If Klinsmann had wanted to, he could have held a press conference with the roster announcement on the 2nd, but he did not.
In addition to Son Heung-min, the roster retained the overseas members of the September European trip, including Kim Min-jae (Bayern Munich), Lee Jae-sung (Mainz), Hwang In-beom (Tsubena Zvezda), Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton), and Cho Kyu-sung (Mitwillan). Son boarded the plane immediately after the match against Luton Town on Sept. 7 and returned home on the afternoon of Sept. 8.
Lee Kang-in (Paris Saint-Germain), who won a gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games, as well as Seol Young-woo (Ulsan Hyundai), Jung Woo-young (Stuttgart) and Hong Hyun-seok (KAA Gent) returned from China on the 8th and will join the squad on the 9th.
Recently, Son has been receiving special attention from Tottenham as he has been playing through a groin injury. He started against Luton Town but was substituted after 76 minutes with the team down to 10 men.
“He’s not 100 percent,” Postecoglou said. I spoke to him before the game and he said he was desperate to play (against Luton Town).” Despite his determination to play, he wasn’t feeling well enough for the manager to give him a full game. Heung-min trained with the Tottenham team on May 5, but had been absent from training until then.
He started up front against Liverpool on Jan. 1 and scored his sixth league goal in the 36th minute. He lasted just 69 minutes before being replaced by Solomon. After his multi-goal performance against Arsenal, Son played just 79 minutes before being substituted again. Postecoglou is paying close attention to Son’s physical condition.
When asked by a local reporter, “Did you tell Klinsmann about Son’s playing time?” Postecoglou replied, “I didn’t say anything.” He said he trusted Klinsmann. It’s a sign of trust in Klinsmann.
‘Iron pillar’ Kim Min-jae needs to be managed. Munich’s central defense is currently unthinkable without Kimmich. Matthijs de Ligt was dropped from the lineup early on due to a combination of injuries and poor form. De Ligt has also been linked with a move to Manchester United. Only two center backs remain, Kim Min-Jae and Dayo Upamecano. It’s a ridiculous situation where both players have to play the full time every game.
Currently, Munich has a first-team squad of only 21 players. Having to play the entirety of every game with no substitutions is taking its toll on Kim’s fitness. The Bavarians were without a single professional center back for the low-key match against Munster. Kim missed the game with a minor calf injury.
After his poor performance against Leipzig on the 1st, Munich legend Lothar Matthäus said, “He’s not where we want him to be yet. He’s a liability for Munich. He hasn’t adapted to the Bundesliga,” and went on to point out. Kim Min-jae can’t afford to make a single mistake. Munich, which is trying to win its 12th consecutive Bundesliga title, has fallen to fifth place in the league and can’t afford to lose.
Luckily, Kim’s brilliant performance against Copenhagen on the 4th silenced the critics. He will play full time against Freiburg on Sept. 9 and then hop on a plane to South Korea to join the national team.온라인카지노
Klinsmann will hold a press conference with reporters at Paju NFC on the morning of the 9th. Instead of meeting with more than 100 reporters at the same time, like Paulo Bento, he will meet with a small group of reporters in several groups. It is expected that long-simmering issues such as the Korean residency issue and the management of Son Heung-min and Kim Min-jae will be raised in earnest here.
If Klinsmann is forced to play Son Heung-min, Kim Min-jae, and Lee Kang-in for long periods of time in order to get the first win at Anbang, it will be difficult for fans to be satisfied. Furthermore, the inclusion of Vietnam in this match has diminished the significance of this tournament as a test for the Asian Cup title. South Korea shouldn’t have to play their injury-prone stars for so long for the sake of the Vietnamese fans.